Zika Induced Meningoencephalitis in a Ruxolitinib Treated Patient with Secondary Myelofibrosis
Ahmad Al Ghoche, Jean Pegliasco, Jessica Anne-Marie-Sainte, Julien Cuziat, Lucas Meyer, Fatiha Najioullah, Jean Côme Meniane and Samy Chraïbi
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 28, 2017
We describe here the first case of a patient with post-ET myelofibrosis treated with ruxolitinib at French West Indies complicated with zika induced meningoencephalitis. Patient presented with fever, confusion along with conjunctivitis, diffuse joints pain and skin rash. PCR was positive for Zika virus in blood, urine and cerebrospinal fluid. Diagnosis of Zika induced meningoencephalitis was confirmed....
Bone Marrow Necrosis: An Unusual Misdiagnosed Serious Complication
Georges El Hachem
Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: July 31, 2017
Bone Marrow Necrosis (BMN) is an uncommon syndrome characterized by destruction of hematopoietic tissue with preservation of the bone. It presents as localized or diffuse generalized process. Many underlying diseases can lead to marrow necrosis: most commonly malignancies and rarely sickle cell disease....
Polycomb Proteins in Hematopoiesis and Hematologic Malignancie
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 20, 2017
In recent years, the Polycomb group (PcG) of proteins has been revealed to be involved in the regulation of hematologic stem cell function and differentiation and have been broadly linked to hematologic malignancies. Polycomb proteins are histone modifiers that contain two multi-protein complexes: Polycomb Repressive Complex 1 and 2 (PRC1 and PRC2)....